Hugh Lovel

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Control is not a synonym for kill. It is one thing to control a lawn mower, and another thing to kill it. When we seek to control weeds we need find out what gets them started and how they may change under various circumstances. This will help us understand what they do and why they are there, and it will provide valuable clues about how to stop them. The chances are we are unwittingly causing the weed to be a problem, and we should learn from that. Read more »

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Field Broadcaste​rs and Soil Chemistry

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Composting Explained©

 

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On a recent trip to Japan where I visited several organic farms as well as a golf course I noted that no matter how good their other practices none were composting well enough. All omitted clay from their compost mixtures. The same is commonly true on organic farms elsewhere, though I know of cases—most of them biodynamic operations—in Europe, India, the USA, Australia and New Zealand where composting is excellent. Read more »

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Radionics vs. Mechanics

 

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Farming

 

A Dairyman’s Recipe for Making Stable, Quality Compost


 

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160 Hugh on dairy farm consultation Tasmania Read more »

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Hugh Lovel
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Farming Soil Weeds

Home Made Fertiliser: Part Two

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Humified Compost and Compost Extract Read more »

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Corn Breeding: Another Perspective

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Originally published in BIODYNAMICS 233, January/February, 2001 Read more »

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Dynamic Processes

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In the uptake of nutrients from the soil foodweb, sulphur is the catalyst for nutrient release. Ever at work at the surfaces of things, sulphur, as sulphate, infiltrates the interstices between the soil’s colloidal particles and exposes their surfaces. In short, sulphur is the ‘open sesame’ to the soil’s mineral storehouse. Read more »

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Hugh Lovel
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Farming Quantum Soil

 

The Biochemical Sequence™

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